Ms Banerjee has sat on the issue and been changing goalposts for six years, with Bangladesh hostage to its neighbour's domestic politics as a State government refuses to play ball with the Centre. It is ordinary Bangladeshis who are bearing the brunt of this impasse.
Ispahani Colony is one the last remaining places of greenery, serenity, and natural abode in the middle of an increasingly congested, recklessly urbanised, poorly managed, and environmentally hazardous Dhaka city.
The journey of The Daily Star started with two competent and committed men. One was an internationally known and well respected journalist and the other was an entrepreneur cum visionary who not only dared to dream, but rather dreamed too big, going by the standards of print and electronic media prevailing at that time.
For Bangladesh, countering radicalisation is a multi-faceted effort that goes beyond the state. It has an active civil society and media which have come together with the government to address issues that are fuelling terrorism via self-radicalisation within the society.